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Wheel fell off truck after routine servicing — $200,000 verdict (access required)

Type of action: Negligence, personal injury Injuries alleged: Concussion, subdural hematoma Name of case: Sheckels v. Handley Motor Company Inc. Court: Fairfax County Circuit Court Case no.: CL 2020-11058 Tried before: Jury Name of judge or mediator: Judge Penney S. ...

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Plaintiff injured after escalator came to abrupt stop — $330,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Premises liability/negligence Injuries alleged: Lower extremities and abrasions to torso, upper extremities, and head. Additional diagnoses include mild traumatic brain injury, PTSD, neurocognitive disorder and major depressive disorder Court: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of ...

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Lowe’s sued for negligent hot water heater installation (access required)

Where Lowe’s allegedly promised to install a hot water heater “in a good and workmanlike manner,” and the homeowner alleged the installation was deficient and flooded his basement, his claims for breach of contract, negligence and a violation of the ...

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Plaintiff suffered tibial fracture after fall on black ice — $200,000 settlement (access required)

Type of action: Negligence, premises liability Injuries alleged: Left distal tibial fracture Court: Fairfax Circuit Court Date resolved: 9/3/2021 Special damages: Medical expenses totaling $78,089.57; lost wages totaling $908.65 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $200,000 Attorney for plaintiff (and city): ...

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